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Kirkle Jerk Wins Against Big Mama's Hauschka, Moves Up to Sixth Place

Week 9

  • Kirkle Jerk
  • 105.16 pts, 4-5
  • Weekly Grade
  • Big Mama's Hauschka
  • 95.08 pts, 3-6
  • Weekly Grade

Kirkle Jerk is probably a huge fan of Matt Ryan right now, who posted the highest player score of the week with 35.76 points, leading to a 105.16 to 95.08 victory over Big Mama's Hauschka. While each team fell short of hitting their projections, Kirkle Jerk scored 98.9% of a projected 106.33 points to get the win. For Big Mama's Hauschka, Russell Wilson and Matt Forte played the roles of Maverick and Goose, scoring 30.28 and 15.70 points, respectively. Kirkle Jerk (4-5, 896.66 points) climbs into sixth place while Big Mama's Hauschka (3-6, 828.42 points) sinks into ninth place.

Top Players

    • Matt Ryan
    • 35.76
    • Latavius Murray
    • 30.70
    • Russell Wilson
    • 30.28
    • Matt Forte
    • 15.70

Smooth Moves by Kirkle Jerk

  • Reading this matchup recap is indicative of potential Toyota Hall of Famers. You're making Kirkle Jerk look really good right now.
  • Latavius Murray didn't have the best score of the week, but there ain't no shame in his game. He had 30.70 points, the second-highest RB score of the week and the fourth-highest RB score in the league this season.
  • Matt Ryan led the league in scoring and had the 15th-most points in the league this season with 35.76.
  • Sat Matt Asiata, who scored 4.10 points, fewer than any RB in the starting lineup.
  • Kirkle Jerk won despite having only 3 of their 9 starters exceed their scoring projection.

Toyota Roster Tune-up

  • Next week, be sure to ask Kirkle Jerk where official Toyota Hall of Fame articles are kept.
  • Should have started Josh Lambo, who beat his scoring projection with 13.00 points against a projected 7.49.
  • Dennis Pitta has now underachieved in six straight games after scoring a matchup-low 1.40 points against a projected 7.66.
  • Of the 9 starters on Big Mama's Hauschka, 6 underperformed versus their projections.
  • Michael Crabtree fell short of his scoring projection with 2.70 points, just 30.9% of his projected 8.75.

What If

  • If Kirkle Jerk played Big Mama's Hauschka every week, they would be 6-3 this season.
  • Besides Big Mama's Hauschka, Kirkle Jerk would have defeated five other teams this week.
  • Were they resting their players for this week? Kirkle Jerk would have defeated Big Mama's Hauschka 93.12 - 82.82 had they played each other last week.
  • Kirkle Jerk would be 3-5 if they played the same schedule as Big Mama's Hauschka.
  • If Kirkle Jerk had played every team in the league each week, they would be 37-44.
  • Big Mama's Hauschka would have lost to five other teams besides Kirkle Jerk this week.
  • If they played the same schedule as Kirkle Jerk, Big Mama's Hauschka would be 2-6.
  • If they played every team every week, Big Mama's Hauschka would be 24-57.

Game Notes

  • Kirkle Jerk scored 105.16 points against a projected 106.33 and underachieved for the fifth time this season, including the last four weeks in a row.
  • Kirkle Jerk was able to win with little help from Le'Veon Bell, who had a season-low 7.00 points and is on a four-week underperforming streak.
  • This must be how Jay Leno feels with a garage full of high-performance cars. Kirkle Jerk got a combined 45.10 points from their RBs, their highest combined scoring output from the RB position this season.
  • The margin of victory for the matchup ended up being the smallest in the league this week at 10.08 points.
  • Kirkle Jerk beat Big Mama's Hauschka at the top, with two of their starters outscoring the leading point-getter for Big Mama's Hauschka.
  • Just because Robert Horry has seven NBA championship rings, doesn't mean he's one of the greats. Despite being on the winning team, Todd Gurley scored 7.40 points against a projected 10.51 and has now underachieved in five straight games.
  • All of the points for Kirkle Jerk this week came from players they drafted.
  • Kirkle Jerk won despite failing to reach their projected point total, improving to 2-3 when doing so. Big Mama's Hauschka also failed to reach their point expectation and falls to 1-5 in such games.
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